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Punjab police seize heroine worth 750 million rupees

Amritsar, Oct. 26: Punjab police on Saturday night seized 15-kilogram of heroine, which is valued at  750 million rupees in the international market.

According to the Senior Superintendent of Police of Amritsar (rural) police, Iqbal Singh, the heroine was recovered from one Mahabir Singh alias Tota Singh, a resident of Sarai Amanat Khan. He was currently residing at village Dhannu Harikae in Taran Taran district of Punjab.

“Mahabir Singh had buried 32 packets (15-kg) of heroine in the ground near defense drain, which is close to border village Raniaan,” said Iqbal Singh.

It was later discovered that Amritsar (Urban) police had recovered 17 packets of heroine from the same Mahabir Singh on some earlier occasion.

Cheruiyet wins as Kenya dominates Frankfurt Marathon

Frankfurt - Kiprono Cheruiyet claimed a course record as Kenya totally dominated the Frankfurt Marathon on Sunday.

EU trade chamber looks to China's recovering quake province

Beijing - Great potential is offered for European Union business investment in China's Sichuan province, parts of which were devastated by last May's earthquake, EU officials said Sunday.

"We want to give a sign that the situation is not just difficult, but that there are business opportunities there too," EU Chamber of Commerce President Joerg Wuttke said.

He was speaking during a conference of some 200 business people and officials attending a trade fair in Chengdu.

The area of the city and of nearby Chongding were home to 120 million people presenting "huge potential purchasing power", Wuttke said.

Injured Gasquet pulls from Paris

Paris - Frenchman Richard Gasquet withdrew on the opening day of the Paris Masters on Sunday, citing an elbow injury.